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Typhoon Mangkhut Slams Hong Kong and Southern China

HONG KONG — Typhoon Mangkhut battered Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday with 100 miles-per-hour wind gusts, drenching rains and 11-foot surges of seawater that inundated the first urban area of Asia to face...

Croatia, Cast in Underdog Role, Has the Look of a Champion

MOSCOW — Something was bothering Croatia’s players and staff members as they reflected on the game that had brought them to the brink of greatness, and on the month that may culminate in what...

Empty Nets Syndrome: How young fishing families on Cambodia’s Mekong are struggling to survive

Cambodia – 30/01/18 – Phnom Penh. Sami (16) and Luc (25) have both grown up both on the water. Their families can trace an oral history of fishing and seafaring that dates back 4000...

As Russian court announces Telegram ban, users stand defiant, amused… and worried

As a Moscow court ordered the ban of messenger app Telegram on April 13, 2018, Deputy Communications Minister Alexey Volin assured the public that those who want to keep using it “will look for ways to...

The world has to do more – Syria’s war is getting worse!

Stuart Ramsay says the hundreds of thousands dead as a result of Syria's civil war are testament to international indecision.——By Stuart Ramsay, Chief Correspondent As Donald Trump correctly praised the work of his military in...

How Movies and TV are Helping Venezuelans Negotiate Their Country’s Collapse

game of thrones Browsing Facebook and Twitter, it's easy to find memes comparing the opacity and abuses of the Maduro government to the court intrigue in Game of Thrones. Image by José González Vargas. Used...

Passenger plane crashes, catches fire at Kathmandu airport

A PASSENGER plane swerved, crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday at Kathmandu airport in Nepal, a witness said. It was unclear at first if there were any fatalities, though an AP...

Netizen Report: Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Amid Sectarian Violence

Jami Ul Alfar Jummah mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo by Aksam Zarook via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0) The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet...

Finland’s Reindeer-Herding Sámi Women Fight Climate Change

Inka Saara Arttijeff is the adviser to the president of the Sámi Parliament and hails from a family of Sámi reindeer herders. She represents Finland at international climate change summits. Credit: Sonia Narang/PRI This story...

South Korea Vows Tougher Laws On Sexual Abuse Amid #MeToo Movement

“The #MeToo movement is an event where boiling rage has finally erupted against gender-biased power relations and gender inequality, which have been a long, deep-rooted evil of our society.” INKYUNG YOON HUFFPOST KOREA 230 SEOUL (Reuters) -...